TEAM

FOUNDING TEAM

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Dr. Joseph Pratt - CEO/CTO

A world-leading expert in zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell maritime technology, hydrogen supply, and management with over 20 years experience in hydrogen fuel cell power system integration including 8 years at Sandia National Laboratories.
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Thomas Escher - Co-Founder

Owner and President of Red and White Fleet, a company founded by his grandfather Thomas Crowley in 1892, and which requires a 100% zero emission fleet by 2025. He has over 50 years maritime business experience in Asia, Europe, and on the San Francisco waterfront.
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Captain Joe Burgard - Co-Founder

Executive Vice President at Red and White Fleet, formerly VP of Operations. A USCG-licensed Captain, he has operated vessels for over 24 years.

ADVISORS

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Nick Ellis

Serial entrepreneur and investor with over 15 years experience founding, leading, advising, and mentoring startups to provide maximum benefit to customers, shareholders, and acquirers.
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Jorden Kemper

Technologist, consultant and entrepreneur with 8 years experience building effective sales teams, designing strategic marketing plans, advising startups and bringing great products to market.
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John M Motlow

Marketer, technologist, consultant, and entrepreneur, with a 13-year track record developing, marketing and selling cutting-edge technologies solutions in a variety of markets and verticals.
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Charlie Walther

Renowned and accomplished marine chief engineer with over 40 years experience in passenger and cargo vessels including operations, engineering, design, and construction, having worked in over 75 shipyards in 11 countries.